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  (2010)
    Using Animal Remains to Reconstruct Landscapes and Climate of the Ancient Maya World. Poster presented at the Meetings of the International Council of Archaeozoology, Paris, France. August 2010. [Emery, K.F. and E.K. Thornton.]
     
   
  (2010)
    Dietary, Environmental, and Societal Implications of Ancient Maya Animal Use in the Petexbatun: A Zooarchaeological Perspective on the Collapse.. Vanderbilt Institute of Mesoamerican Archaeology Volume 5. Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN.
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  (2009)
    Maya Bone Crafting: Defining the Nature of a Late/Terminal Classic Maya Bone Tool Manufacturing Locus. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 28:458-470.
     
   
  (2008)
    Negotiations with the Animate Forest : Hunting Shrines and Houses in the Maya Highlands. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 15(4):300-337
     
   
  (2008)
    Zooarchaeological Habitat Analysis of Ancient Maya Landscape Changes. Journal of Ethnobiology 28(2) [senior author with E.K. Thornton] :145-322
     
   
  (2008)
    A Zooarchaeological Test for Dietary Resource Depression at the End of the Classic Period in the Petexbatun, Guatemala. Human Ecology 36(5):617-634
     
   
  (2008)
    Techniques of Ancient Maya Bone Working: Evidence from a Classic Maya Deposit. Latin American Antiquity 19(2):204-221
     
   
  (2008)
    A regional perspective on biotic change during the Classic Maya occupation using zooarchaeological isotopic chemistry. Quaternary International 191:131-143 [senior author with E.K. Thornton]
     
   
  (2008)
    Medicinal Curation and Use of Animals by the Itza Maya of Guatemala: Implications for Zooarchaeology. Invited paper presented at the Canadian Association of Archaeology meetings, Peterborough, ON [senior author with L.A. Brown]
     
   
  (2008)
    Ethnoarchaeological Studies of Animal Material Disposal Patterns in the Southern Maya Lowlands and Implications for Maya Zooarchaeology. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology meetings, Vancouver BC [senior author with L.A. Brown]
     
   
  (2007)
    Aprovechamiento de la fauna en Piedras Negras: Dieta, ritual y artesanía del periodo Clásico Maya. Mayab: Journal of the Sociedad Española de Estudios Mayas, Madrid Spain 19:51-69.
     
   
  (2007)
    Ethno-Zoology of Modern Maya Ritual Animal Bone Caches and Implications for Interpretations of Ancient Maya Diet and Ritual. Invited paper presented at the Annual Chacmool Conference, Calgary, Alberta [senior author with L.A. Brown, E. Anderson, E. Thornton, and M. LeFebvre]
     
   
  (2007)
    Assessing the Impact of Ancient Maya Animal Use. Journal of Nature Conservation 15(3):184-195
     
   
  (2007)
    Ecofacts: Overview. Invited entry for the peer-reviewed Encyclopedia of Archaeology, edited by Deborah M. Pearsall, Academic Press, NY.
     
   
  (2007)
    Bone Tool Manufacturing in Elite Maya Households at Aguateca, Guatemala. Ancient Mesoamerica 18(2). [senior author with Kazuo Aoyama]
     
   
  (2007)
    Soil Carbon Isotopes at Motul de San Jose. Geoarchaeology 22(3):291-312 [final author with Elizabeth Webb, Henry Schwarcz, Christopher T. Jensen, Richard E. Terry, Matthew Moriarty]
     
   
  (2007)
    Soil Resources of the Motul de San José Maya: Correlating Soil Taxonomy and Modern Itzá Maya Soil Classification within a Classic Maya Archaeological Zone. Geoarchaeology 22(3):337-357 [fifth author with Christopher T. Jensen, Matthew D. Moriarty, Kristofer D. Johnson, Richard E. Terry, and Sheldon D. Nelson]
     
   
  (2007)
    Jaguar Kings and Monkey Brothers: Animal Use Among the Maya. Dig Magazine July:16-20
     
   
  (2006)
    Definiendo el Aprovechamiento de la Fauna por la Elite: Evidencia en Aguateca y Otros Sitios en Petexbatún, Guatemala. Ut’zib 4(1):1-16.
   
  (2006)
    A Queen’s Final Feast: Ritual Animal Remains from Copan’s Margarita Structure. Natural History, FLMNH Special Section, June 2006
     
   
  (2005)
    Animals and Ritual in the Copán Acropolis: Zooarchaeology of Special Deposits (2004 Research Season). Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (FAMSI) Report Publications
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  (2005)
    La Elaboración de Herramientas de Hueso en los Grupos Domésticos de la Elite Maya de Aguateca, Guatemala. In XVII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, 2004 edited by J.P. Laporte, B. Arroyo, and H.E. Mejía, Chap. 77, pp. 1-18. Guatemala: Instituto de Antropología e Historia. (Senior author with K. Aoyama)
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  (2005)
    Estudio Preliminar de la Utilization Animal durante el Preclásico Tardío en El Mirador. In XVII Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, 2004 edited by J.P. Laporte, B. Arroyo, and H.E. Mejía, Chap 75, pp. 1-8. Guatemala: Instituto de Antropología e Historia. (Second author with E.K. Thornton)
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  (2004)
    In Search of the “Maya Diet”: Is Regional Comparison Possible in the Maya Area? Archaeofauna 13:37-56
     
   
  (2004)
    Making the Most of the Data: Issues of Method and Theory in Tropical Zooarchaeology. Archaeofauna 13:7-10
     
   
  (2004)
    Emery, K.F., ed. (2004). Maya Zooarchaeology: New Directions in Method and Theory. Los Angeles, CA: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA Press
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  (2004)
    Historical Perspectives on Research Directions in Maya Zooarchaeology, In Maya Zooarchaeology: New Directions in Method and Theory, edited by K.F. Emery, pp 1-12. Los Angeles, CA: Institute of Archaeology, UCLA Press
     
   
  (2004)
    In Search of Assemblage Comparability: Methods in Maya Zooarchaeology, In Maya Zooarchaeology: New Directions in Method and Theory, edited by K.F. Emery, pp. 15-34. Los Angeles, CA: Institute of Archaeology, UCLA Press [file name = MZ-02.fm.pdf ]
     
   
  (2004)
    Environments of the Maya Collapse: A Zooarchaeological Perspective from the Petexbatún, Guatemala, In Maya Zooarchaeology: New Directions in Method and Theory, edited by K.F. Emery, 81-96. Los Angeles, CA: Institute of Archaeology, UCLA Press
     
   
  (2004)
    Maya Zooarchaeology: In Pursuit of Cultural Variability and Environmental Heterogeneity. In: Continuity and Contention: Maya Archaeology at the Millennium, edited by C. Golden and G. Borgstede, 217-241. Routledge Press: New York.
     
   
  (2004)
    Animals from the Maya Underworld: Reconstructing Elite Maya Ritual at the Cueva de los Quetzales, Guatemala. In Behavior Behind Bones: The zooarchaeology of religion, ritual, status, and identity, edited by S. Jones O’Day, W. Van Neer, and A. Ervynck, pp. 101-113. Oxbow Books, Oxford UK.
   
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  (2004)
    Emery, K.F. 2004. Chocolate and the Maya. Talk presented at the Florida Museum of Natural History in association with the exhibit Chocolate. Gainesville, FL.
     
   
  (2003)
    A Marine Resource Survey at Marco Gonzalez, Belize. In Transitions in Zooarchaeology, edited by K.M. Stewart and F.L. Stewart, pp. 68-102. Canadian Zooarchaeology Supplement 1, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa ON. [senior author with E. Graham]
     
   
  (2003)
    Enduring Foundations to a Holistic Science: Lessons in Environmental Archaeology from Elizabeth S. Wing. In Zooarchaeology: Contributions in Honor of Elizabeth S. Wing, edited by C.M. Porter. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 44(1):3-10.
     
   
  (2003)
    A Bibliography of Literature by Elizabeth S. Wing. In Zooarchaeology: Contributions in Honor of Elizabeth S. Wing, edited by C.M. Porter. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 44(1):205-208.
     
   
  (2003)
    [Review of] Salt: White Gold of the Maya, by Heather McKillop. Invited Review for Mesoamérica 24(45):231-234.
     
   
  (2003)
    [Review of] Animals and Plants of the Ancient Maya, by V. Schlesinger. Invited Review for Latin American Antiquity 14(1):103-104 [MayanAnimalsandPlantsBookReview]
     
   
  (2003)
    The Economics of Natural Resource Use at Ancient Motul de San Jose, Guatemala. Mayab 16:33-48
     
   
  (submitted May 2003)
    The Value of Cultural Heritage as a Source of Archaeological Lessons for Environmental Management and Protection. In Clash of Values: Valorizing Cultural and Natural Heritage in Latin America, edited by A.R. Emery. University of Toronto Press, Toronto ON. [20 ms pp.]
     
   
  (2002)
    The Noble Beast: Status and Differential Access to Animals in the Maya World. World Archaeology 34(3):498-515
     
   
  (2002)
    Evidencia temprana de explotación animal en el altiplano de Guatemala.Utz’ib 3(2):1-16.
     
   
  (2002)
    Preclassic Settlements and Geomorphology in the Highlands of Guatemala: Excavations at Urias, Valley of Antigua. In Incidents of Archaeology in Central America and Yucatan: Essays in Honor of Edwin M. Shook, pp. 251-276, edited by M. Love. University Press of America: Maryland. [third author with E. Robinson, P. Farrel, D.E. Freidel, and G. Braswell]
   
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  (2001)
    Investigaciones Ecologicas Preliminares del Medioambiente Antiguo de Motul de San Jose. In Foias, A (ed): Proyecto Arqueológico Motul de San Jose, Informe # 4, Temporada de Campo 2001. Pp. 108-130. Presented to the Instituto de Antropología e Historia de Guatemala.
     
   
  (2001)
    The Economics of Bone Artifact Production in the Ancient Maya Lowlands. In Crafting Bone: Skeletal Technologies through Time and Space. Proceedings of the 2nd meeting of the ICAZ Worked Bone Research Group Budapest1999, edited by A.M. Choyke and L. Bartosiewicz, pp. 73-84. British Archaeological Reports International Series 937. Oxford.
   
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  (2000)
    Fauna of Ancient Mexico and Central America. In The Archaeology of Ancient Mexico and Central America: An Encyclopedia, edited by S.T. Evans and D.L. Webster, pp. 255-265. New York: Garland Publishing.
   
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  (2000)
    Isotopic Analysis of Ancient Deer Bone: Biotic Stability in Collapse Period Maya Land-Use. Journal of Archaeological Science 27:537-550. [senior author with L.E. Wright and H. Schwarcz]
     
   
  (1999)
    Temporal trends in ancient Maya animal use: Zooarchaeological studies of Postclassic and Colonial period faunal assemblages from Lamanai and Tipu, Belize. In Reconstructing Ancient Maya Diet, edited by CD White, pp. 61-81. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.
   
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  (1998)
    Ecología y Medioambiente de Motul de San Jose: Estudios Preliminares y Futuros. In Foias, A (ed): Proyecto Arqueológico Motul de San Jose, Informe Preliminar. Instituto de Antropología e Historia de Guatemala.
     
   
  (1990)
    Ancient and modern Maya exploitation of the jute snail (Pachychilus). Latin American Antiquity 1(2): 170-183. [second author with Healy, P. and L.E. Wright]
     
   
     
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